LOUIS ODESSKY, M.D.; DAVID E. FADER, M.D., F.A.C.P.
An aneurysm, apparently self-cured, situated in the left anterior cranial fossa and attached by a long narrow arterial stalk to the left internal carotid artery, was shelled out at operation, the patient making an uneventful recovery. This aneurysm simulated a tumor in that it was found far removed from the customary locations of intracranial aneurysms, caused only psychotic symptoms, and was larger than most aneurysms.
A 34 year old white man was admitted to the hospital in a semicomatose condition on October 20, 1949. During the previous evening he had experienced his first convulsion (Jacksonian in type), which
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ODESSKY L, FADER DE. LARGE ANEURYSM IN THE ANTERIOR CRANIAL FOSSA: SUCCESSFUL REMOVAL WITH RECOVERY(LARGE ANEURYSM IN THE ANTERIOR CRANIAL FOSSA: SUCCESSFUL REMOVAL WITH RECOVERY*). Ann Intern Med. 1953;38:1048–1053. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-38-5-1048
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1953;38(5):1048-1053.
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